Beast. Image shows from L to R: Nick (Alexander Armstrong), Kirsten (Doon Mackichan). Copyright: Little Pond Television.


BBC One sitcom about a vet. 12 episodes (2 series), 2000 - 2001. Stars Alexander Armstrong, Doon Mackichan, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Steven Alvey and others.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Cow

The surgery is thrown into a panic when Kirsten announces her resignation and begins designating tasks. Nick's not having much better luck when his mobile phone is eaten by a cow, whilst expecting a call from a pretty woman he met at the pub.

Broadcast details

Saturday 6th January 2001
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alexander Armstrong Nick
Doon Mackichan Kirsten
Sylvestra Le Touzel Briony
Steven Alvey Andrew
Emma Pierson Jade
Guest cast
Trevor Martin Farmer
Sally Bretton Girl in Pub
Ewan Bailey Fat Cat Owner
Melanie Hudson Hamster Owner
Adam Astill Big Dog Owner
Lisa Dulson Chihuahua Owner
Writing team
Simon Nye Writer
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Julian Meers Producer
Margot Gavan Duffy Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Jan Spoczynski Production Designer
Blair Mackichan (as Blair) Composer